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have dan from dominion to help us look at the timeline for restoration. are you there this morning? >> good morning. tell us when do you think you might be able to get back out there and start taking a look at what you need to restore? >> our guys are chomping at the bit and as soon as it's daylight, they want to out there and get to work. >> do you have any idea, you're focusing mainly on northern virginia. where do you see the most outages that you might be able to repair and get the most amount of people back on? >> well, while we will certainly bear the brunt of the storm and it wasn't as bad as everybody anticipated, we still have 120,000 customers out here so we'll follow our normal practice and do assessment today. we will restore critical infrastructure. and while we're doing that, we expect we'll get a good junk of these customers back on today too. no idea yet at this point as to when we'll have everybody back on. >> i know you probably haven't been out because it's still dark. any idea of any potential problems or issues you may run into when doing this, just like you do
and the platform at metro's navy yard station were jam packed following yesterday's game. bob barnard shows us how it went. >> reporter: these are the die- hards who stayed until the end. >> it was depressing. >> we got blew out today. it is what it is. >> tough loss. >> a lot of long faces. >> this is going to be forever. >> reporter: any way around this? >> outside of owning a helicopter, no. >> reporter: despite this traffic jam, nats fans will tell you metro is the best way to get to the ballpark and home. >> absolutely. i left from work early and got here no problem. it makes a lot more sense than driving. >> reporter: were you prepared for it to be like this. >> every time we come to the game, we use metro. >> reporter: inside the navy yard station, metro had extra police and supervisors on the platform. >> for the size of the station, i think they do it very well. i think metro has very good experience in handling the numbers and getting people through. i think some people think they thud shod be able to get through faster. they can only do so much. -- i think some people think they should
. the show airs every day at 6:30 p.m. tweet us your thoughts about the election and we might use some those tweets on the . >>> san francisco was in a frenzy. the giants finished off an improbable comeback and beat the cardinals a third straight game to win the national league pennant. the final was 9-0. the giants now move on to face the tigers in the world series beginning tomorrow night. >>> we have still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning on this tuesday, october 23rd. taking a live look right now at the u.s. capitol dome and nice and quiet out there this morning. a little brisk i guess you could call it. temperatures in the 50s right now. as tucker mentioned, things will be going up later on today temperature wise o. good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get to tucker right now and get the latest on our forecast. >> feels a lot like it did yesterday at this time. >> it's a little bit warmer than yesterday but it is cooler outside with temperatures falling back to the 50s, a few 40s out there but we're shaping up to have a great tuesd
. >> the pentagon used the dna from living relatives to positively identify the remains. 73,000 u.s. servicemen are still missing from world war ii. >>> are you in the market for i anew home. coming up next, you could be in line for big help in the form of a down payment. >> plus, another mess at the reflexing pool t looks more like a drained swamp. we thought this was fixed. details this late project coming up. let's talk to tucker barnes. >> didn't they spend millions of dollars trying to get that thing straightened out. going to be a beautiful day. we are expecting high temperatures, about 80 degrees, lots of sunshine. cooler temperatures on the way for the weekend. we'll talk about that. julie wright has a look at the traffic coming up after the break. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients
>>> 4:28 is our time right now. some clouds out there for a lot of folks this morning. most of us dealing with chilly temperatures as well and some fog i understand. we'll check with tom on the forecast in just a moment. first, good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm angie goff. eun yang has the morning off. it is monday, the very 1st day of october, 2012. >>> we begin with breaking news. at least four people are dead, including three nato soldiers, after a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle full of explosives into police headquarters. it happened in the eastern city of khost. four police officers were killed in the blast and three other people. this is latest attack as the u.s. marks 2,000 soldiers killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. on saturday, a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> three were killed, four others hurt in a drone strike in pakistan. it happened in the town of mir ali in waziristan. that region is known for hiding several several terrorist groups. >>> shortly after 10
at our top stories. an elaborate plan to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city using 1,000 pounds of explosives. it has been stopped by federal agents and a suspect is now facing serious charges. federal agents say there was never any risk to the public because it was all part of a terrorism task force sting operation. the suspect, a 21-year-old bangladeshi man is now in federal custody. >>> former democratic governor time cain will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. -- former democratic governor tim kaine will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. the debate starts at 7:00. >>> fresh off the second presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney rallied with supports in leesburg. >> reporter: governor mitt romney says, in their second debate, president obama, in his words, did not answer questions on stage tuesday night. but here in leesburg, the former governor was brought on stage by a former cast member of saturday night. on stage in leesburg, virginia, comedian dennis miller
to be a beautiful day today but the worst of sandy dim past us now. we'll see maybe a little sunshine later today and slightly warmer temperatures as highs are expected tobe back in the mid-50s. just cloud cover and looks like we've got one shower south and west of the city, well south and west of the city. we'll see a few leftover showers here early and mostly cloudy skies and a little afternoon sun with highs in the mid-50s. much quieter weather pattern after the last couple of days. lots of new maps coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there is historic devastation left behind from sandy. almost 50 people are dead. new york city sub wades are going to be closed for days and snow is blanketing west virginia. today, president obama will tour the damaged areas with the governor of new jersey. >> and in our area, more than 200,000 people are still without power in northern virginia, maryland and d.c. bg & e reporting the most outages, nearly 150,000. along the potomac river, fear of more needing continues as high tide is expected in alexandria later this morning. traveli
. moran gives them a blueprint for voter fraud using fake documents. in a statement, moran said he did not take the man seriously and was only humoring him. >>> the school board approved a 2% pay raise as part of a new three-year contract with the teachers union. this is the first raise for some teachers in several years. raises will cost the school about $13 million. the new contract also addresses issues of paid leave, teachers' rights and working from home. >>> in the race for the white house, president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing swing states. the president will be in tampa this morning before heading to richmond this afternoon. mr.obama then heads to chicago to cast his ballot in early voting and finally speaks at a campaign event in ohio later tonight. mitt romney is touring ohio by bus starting today in cincinnati. he will speak in columbus this afternoon and ends the day outside toledo. >>> the fallout continues over the controversial comments made by an indiana senatorial candidate named richard mourdock about rape and abortion. >> it has even caught the attention
on the shoreline as hurricane sandy approaching the u.s. >> we are keeping everybody out of the water. we are not putting the guard in the towers because it's little bit dangerous with the wind so we are patrolling in our trucks. >> reporter: the hurricane is expected to merge with a winter storm and blast of arctic air. weather forecasters say atlantis agood chance much of the east coast will get hit with gale force winds, heavy rain,ed intoing and maybe even snow. >> you will have lots of people affected. >> reporter: some folks in maryland are already heading to home detoe to stock occupy supplies. >> it has been a very active morning. >> looking at a generator. time to have some back-up. >> reporter: lot storm is not expected to hit until early next week, utility officials in connecticut aren't taxing any chances. >> we are having conversations right now with mutual assistance organizations and contractors within a two to three-day drive from here trying to ascertain that you are availability. >> reporter: some forecasters say the worst it was could be focused around new jersey and ne
analyst mark plotkin joins us now to talk more about the impact of sandy on voting. >> i didn't know i was going to be the weather man. >> early voting being compromised because of this. how will this affect the race? >> you know that governor romney canceled a trip to virginia beach. that is a very pivotal area that republicans thought they would immediate to do well in and any visit there delayed or postponed obviously hurts a candidate. he is going to ohio. so is president obama. in terms of the eastern coast, north carolina really is going to go romney. i don't think it will be affected but the only real state is virginia. that one will be affected by the lack of presidential visits during this three-day or four- day period. >> with both candidates having to throw out the fourth quarter game book and faulkous the storm, such a tight race, can they afford to do that? >> they have to make adaptations. the president will try to look presidential, act presidential, show that he cares. the romney campaign has said they will send their volunteers out to help with relief efforts. they've
in here later today and tonight t won't -- it won't bring us any rain. upper 60s to about 70. nice conditions expected this afternoon after a little early cloud cover and fog. >> looks perfect for a baseball game as well. >> should be perfect for the game out there today. >> thank you. >>> time to say hello to julie wright with the first look at the on-time traffic. >> good morning. right now, on the roads, a little bit of road spray kicking up in your face. i know i had to deal with that southbound along 270 coming in out of germantown. no problems reported but wipers getting a little bit of a workout early this morning. by the time i hit the beltway, nice and clear. not a drop in sight. traveling between college park and bethesda, no problems. the ramp from the inner loop to the beltway to exit onto westbound 66 was closed for overfight construction that. should be open shortly. no problems on 95 and 395 between the occoquan and pentagon. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. >> i can feel the excitement in the air. >> i love the music. >> it's good. today
that they weren't using. >> the next presidential debate is monday night. fox 5 talked with a group of college students to get their unique perspective on who won the war of words. >> here is fox 5's will thomas. >> reporter: do you think governor romney sort of held on to the moment you want he gained from the last debate. >> i think he turned in a strong performance. i think what is different is that obama turned in just as strong a performance. i think he projected a lot more confidence. >> i completely agree. >> i think mitt romney was greeted with the perfect storm last time he had a moderator. barack obama wasn't on his game. he was tired. i think now that barack obama is back and awake and doing a good job, i think both did well. >> reporter: something i'm seeing. they were talk about all the interruptions especially mitt romney and candy crowley, the moderator from cnn. do you think that governor romney needed to be strong and president obama as well because they really got into it with one another as well? >> i think both of them were a little bit too aggressive in terms of debating.
. romney dines with rich people. >> mitt is his middle name. i wish i could use my middle name. >> reporter: both candidates making it a point to show their mutual respect for one another. >> our 44th president many gifts and a beautiful family that would make any man proud. >> i admire him very much as a family man and loving father and those are two titles that will always matter more than any political ones. >> there is more to life than politics. >> it says something about who we are at a people that the middle of a contentious election season, opposing candidates can share the same stage. >> reporter: president obama and governor romney will go right back at it this monday in their fame debate before election day where they will discuss foreign policy. >>> just a reminder about our new show starting on monday. it will run for two weeks until election day and we want you to send us your tweets on local and national races and we'll use them for the new program. the show starts at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stor
. there is a detour to get you around the mess. julie wright is joining us now live with more on this mess on the roads. >> we had a lot of clean-up yesterday afternoon with a tractor-trailer leaking propane. this morning, another hazmat situation which will close the portion of i-95 at the center point parkway. bail out, pick up route one from the crept are point parkway, take that northbound at the 60 courthouse road and reconnect with i-95. that will be the answer for you this morning. that will be the key to getting you where you need to be. route 1-rbgs a much more narrow road and a lot of folks will be using this as an alternative to work their way out of stafford. -- route 1, a much more narrow road. the lanes are open coming in out of manassas. also ad speed, the trip on southbound kenilworth avenue down towards pennsylvania avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> making headlines, main as as woman facing a number of charges after a wild ride that inned with a crash in bethesda. police say she was speeding on interstate 66 just before noon yesterday and
. gwen tolbart is in because tucker is off. she is just in time to bring us news about this is chilly weather. >> come on. the heater was on. investing in pepco. good for you. it was a cool start to the day. things are going to change, just me on that one. in the meantime, a look at our fox 5 accu-weather radar and you can see we've got line rain moving across the area. that is not going to be sticking around too long but a little bit into the course of the morning hours before it is all said and done. a look at those temperatures. here is the highs yesterday. 55 at national. 51 at dulles. these temperatures, guess what, up to 15, 16 degrees cooler than they should be. right now, it is currently at national airport 48. dulles, 46. baltimore, 47 degrees and today, we do have once again frost and freeze warnings to talk about. a freeze watch for the portion of the potomac high lands to the far west and a freeze warning as well. this ends at 9:00 a.m. today, your high, 58 degrees. the drizzle and the light rain won't stick around for too long. we'll be left with mostly cloudy skies by th
to person but rather through a steroid used to treat back pain. we have a report. >> reporter: a deadly meningitis outbreak hitting at least five states. about five people have died and dozens of others. >> some are improving and it is across the gamut. >> this involves the lining of the brain and central nervous system. the tennessee department of health saying the form of meningitis in these patients is not transmitted from person to person. cases under the investigation have no relation to the much more common forms of bacterial or viral meningitis. officials think a fungus is involved in the transmission. last week, the company issuing this steroid issued a recall. >> we are getting the best experts together to try and formulate what people think may be a good course of action to take. >> reporter: according to the centers for disease control and prevention, the other cases have been reported in virginia, maryland, florida and north carolina. health officials saying more new cases are expected to appear in the coming days. in new york, chris honig, fox news. >>> we have two monument
the intelligence community told us that they knew. >> the next debate between president obama and governor romney is next tuesday night. >>> a huge day for d.c. sports fans and they will try to clinch the series with the cardinals tonight. >>> a lot of excitement looking ahead to tonight. let's hope there is just as much excitement as there was at nats park for game number four. >> jayson werth knocked it out of the park, nats win. >> nattitude. >> what did do you when he hit that? >> i did what everybody else did? we were jumping out of the stands. >> that's all right. do you remember last night, game before that? >> we're coming back. >> what did you do when he hit that? >> i went crazy. it was astonishing. i love it when there is walk- offs. >> wasn't that exciting. >> you still have to win more against the world champions. see you tomorrow. >> he had a great at-bat. i almost knocked him over. >> love him. love him. doing great. doing great. >> the first win in nats stadium in the playoffs. one more! >> i couldn't believe it. he called it. >> yeah! >> it was unbelievable. i was in shock. ev
year at this time, we weren't even considering making the playoffs and for us to win it this year is just amazing. >> how did you get this shirt so quickly. >> the minute that the nats clinched, they got all the old shirts and hots out. i put them out and everything was ready to go. >> 2012 washington nationals! >> all right. exciting. >> good to see the young historians with the history of back in the day. >> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning. it is tuesday, october 2nd a very happy tuesday because the nationals clinched the division title. it is exciting and quiet down there right now but you saw the fans we interviewed last night. this is a big day for the nationals. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. look where we're at. >> tucker is not the only one who has a shirt. >> we don't want to put them on because we don't want to mess up our hair. >> i don't have issues like that. >> isn't that comfortable? >> yeah. i'm he trying to read it. >> it says we are the soon to be cham
that risk. but the good news is we'll get the front east of us pretty quickly and by tomorrow, right back in the sunshine and that nice fall air. 72 today. winds will be out of the south. most hi cloudy skies. scattered showers. not going to be a lot of rain but pretty good chance most of us will see aling something. cooler tonight. 53, cheering overnight. the cool air will start to move in. there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. cooler tomorrow but beautiful. highs in the mid- to upper 60s. wednesday looks great. this forecast looks great. maybe some rain again by friday but we'll worry about that then. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, looks fantastic. that is a look at weather. let's do some traffic and get the late from julie wright who is still nursing her wounds after the cowboys lost yet again yesterday. >> you know, it wasn't a good sports weekend for me. the nats, the os, the cowboys. i did make it out to butler's orchard and i found my pumpkin. good news there, tucker. on the roads, light traffic volume on long northbound i-95. 234 lamont drive still blocked off in each dire
,en. live look outside right there at the u.s. capitol dome. blankets, turn on the heater, whatever you need to do to stay warm if you don't like the chill. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. gwen is in for tucker. how are you doing? >> you are so from the south. >> i can't help it. >> you are from canada. we have like the two polar opposites. >> here we go. >> i don't like if t. if it gets too cold but not as a big of a wimp as wisdom. >> it is jacket weather. >> it will be cool outside. here is our accu-weather fox 5 radar composite. the clouds are rolling in across the region. we are not talking a lot of sunshine today so don't expect it. there is rain pushing its way in from the south-southwest and that will head our way into the course of the day. be prepared for that. right now, not seeing any of that across our immediate area but it is in the forecast to come. current temperatures, 46 degrees at reagan national airport. 40 at dulles. 42 at bwi thurgood marshal so yes, it is chilly. even colder to the west. we've freeze warning in effect and a frost advisory in effect until
of the beltway between college park, colesville road and making your way over to 355. >>> in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, hillary clinton is now taking responsibility for security at the american consulate and all other embassies around the world. she is currently on a trip to peru and tells journalists that diplomatic security is her responsibility and not that of the white house. congressional hearings last week revealed that the state department rejected requests for increased security in benghazi. four americans died in the september 11th attack including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >>> president obama and mitt romney will face off for their second presidential debate tonight. the latest confrontation is being held at hofstra university in new york's long island. only this time, it's up to hall meeting format. audience members will be able to ask questions directly to the candidates. for mitt romney, it is a chance to show his first debate wasn't a fluke and for president obama, it is a chance to regroup after what he admits was a less than stellar performance. >> he has to wo
of the week. that little h you see in west virginia, area of high pressure that keep us nice and dry over the next several days. still some thunderstorm activity well out to the west, out to the north and east of kansas city, some good thunderstorm activity and a cold front. this area will dominate the weather across the eastern half of the country for the next couple of days. we are falling back into the 40s. we are just 51 right now in washington. later this afternoon, our temperatures will top out in the low 70s schs even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. -- which is even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top stories now, a deadly shooting at a wisconsin spa leaves three people dead and four others injured. the gunman is among the dead. police say the man opened fire inside the spa late yesterday morning and police believe the motive had to do with a domestic dispute between the shooter and his estranged wife would worked there. >>> two weeks before election day and early voting is starting in the district this morning. in seven states, voters a
hagerstown, washington county under a dense fog advisory. east of us in anne arundel county and north up into baltimore, baltimore county, we do our -- am i really small? i feel like i'm really small. baltimore county is off tie dense fog advisory. i'm not this small, honestly. let's get to the temperatures. 70 in washington. off to the north and west, low 60s. 63 in martinsburg and winchester. temperatures will really get a nice pop today. we've got a warm front across the region. can't see it here on this particular radar. it is literally across the 95 corridor. once the front lifts to our north, we'll be in a very warm sector of air here. so our temperatures will get a chance to warm up into the middle 80s. there you can see the cloud cover. we'll have a lot of clouds out this morning but we're done with the showers. don't be concerned with rain today. notice down into central and southern virginia, we are getting some breaks in the clouds. that will move in later and we should see at least partial sunshine along with the warmer temperatures. early fog, 85, nice warm afternoon. going
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